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Buonomo Indicted for Alleged Theft of Public Money

- Allison Goldsberry Former Middlesex County Register of Probate John Buonomo has been indicted in connection with his alleged theft of public money, Middlesex County District Attorney Gerry Leone announced Tuesday. Buonomo, 56, of Newton, was indicted Tuesday by a Middlesex County Grand Jury on charges of breaking and entering into a depository with intent […]

Finalists Selected for Medford’s Rising Star

Grand Finale October 18 at Chevalier Theatre Local singer and piano player Michael Maloney is one of the finalists in the Medford’s Rising Star contest. Maloney, 18, is pictured at right with WROR’s Loren Owens, Wally Brine, and Hank Morse, after winning the radio station’s “Townie Tune” contest last year. Photo courtesy WROR. Several talented […]

Rep. Markey Maintains Support for Financial Bailout

Representative Edward J. Markey (D-Malden) released the following statement on his vote of support for the financial rescue plan that was passed by the Senate and the House of Representatives and signed into law by President Bush on Friday: Story Updated 3:32PM, Friday, October 3, 2008 “Our country is facing an economic downturn as serious […]

Tufts to Hold Community Day Sunday

Tufts University will hold its sixth annual Community Day for Medford and Somerville residents from 11AM-3PM on Sunday, October 5. All activities take place on the academic quad (just look for the Jumbo statue) and are free of charge, including lunch. Festivities include pumpkin-painting, music and dance performances, and exhibits and information on various Tufts […]

2nd Annual Granara-Skerry Walk Saturday- Rain or Shine

Pancreatic cancer survivor Kathy Granara-Skerry, pictured at left, has organized a walk in Medford to benefit research. Courtesy photo. Local Pancreatic Cancer Survivor Organized Walk to Benefit Research at MGH – Allison Goldsberry After heading all the way down to the Cape two years ago and braving 60 mile-per-hour wind and pouring rain to take […]

Mustang Football Game Rescheduled for Thursday Night Due to Bad Weather

Mustangs Fall to Bishop Fenwick, 20-14 Story Updated 1:10PM Friday, September 26, 2008 (Video highlights below) Despite a valiant effort, the Medford Mustang varsity football team fell short against Bishop Fenwick last night at Hormel, 20-14. The Mustangs scored two touchdowns, one in the first quarter on a ten-yard run by junior running back Pat […]

Medford Resident Nominated for Register of Probate

DeChristofaro Gets Nod in County Democratic Caucus – Allison Goldsberry Medford lawyer Tara DeChristofaro received the Democratic Party’s nomination for Middlesex County Register of Probate in a special caucus held on Wednesday in Waltham. DeChristofaro, a former Middlesex County Assistant District Attorney, was one of over a dozen candidates seeking the seat after current Register John […]

After 6-Month Delay, TV3 to Undergo Hearing

Evaluation Hearing Follows Audit, Looks at Performance of Station – Allison Goldsberry Six months after an April hearing was cancelled due to a delay in the completion of a financial audit, TV3 Medford will undergo a performance evaluation hearing on Wednesday, October 29, at 7PM in the Council Chambers at City Hall. In April, Mayor […]

Tufts Holds Panel on Compassionate Leadership

Queen Noor of Jordan, pictured at left, is one of the featured speakers on a panel about compassionate leadership at Tufts University on Thursday. Photo courtesy Biography.com. Thursday Event is Free, Open to Public Tufts University will host a panel discussion on “compassionate leadership” on Sept. 25 with Queen Noor of Jordan, Rabbi Irwin Kula, […]

Medford Resident Wins Emmy for Documentary

Film Focuses on Unsolved Disappearance of Childhood Friend Medford resident and Lawrence, Massachusetts native Melanie Perkins has won an Emmy for her documentary on the unsolved disappearance of her childhood friend. Perkins won an Emmy this past weekend in New York in the “Outstanding Investigative Journalism, Long Form” category. “Have you Seen Andy?” is about […]